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Martha Blakely, NCTM


Manager and Artist in Residence 




Beltsville, MD


Concert pianist, Chamber music pianist, Vocal and instrumental accompanist

Lyric soprano

Piano Lessons and Singing Lessons

Classical Piano, Popular Piano, Music Theory.

Voice Lessons—classical, popular, music theater

Teaches all ages from 4 years old up, including adults.



BM degree and Graduate Studies with a Major in Piano Performance and a Minor in Voice from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music 

Graduate Studies in Piano Performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC

Piano teachers include: Thomas Schumacher, Thomas Mastroanni, Richard Morris, John Quincy Bass, etc.

Voice teachers include:  Jeanine Philippe, Beverly Benso, Martha Steiger Ellison, Diane Atherton.


Ms. Blakely has performed solo and chamber music recitals in the USA, Europe, and Africa, including appearances with the Prince Georges Philharmonic Special Concerts, the North Miami Beach Symphony Orchestra, the French Embassy in Washington, DC, etc.

Ms. Blakely has adjudicated Piano Auditions the National Guild of Piano Teachers (Piano Guild) for over 15 years.

Ms. Blakely is manager of the JKM Music Schools for Beltsville and Rockville. She has taught piano and voice for JKM for over 25 years.


NGPT---National Guild of Piano Teachers (Faculty Member and Adjudicator)

ACM---American College of Musicians (Faculty Member and Adjudicator)

MTNA---Music Teachers National Association

NCTM---Nationally Certified Teacher of Music through MTNA

MSMTA---Maryland State Music Teachers Association---past Vice-President of Certification

AAMTA---Anne Arundel Music Teachers Association

NATS—-National Association of Teachers of Singing

Students perform: Recitals, Piano Guild Auditions, Competitions, MSMTA events, NATS competitions